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Reflections on illegal mining activities in Western region

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Illegal Miners in Ghana Moving into Restricted Forest Areas

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Illegal Mining Activities and Its Environment Effects - - News Ghana

Jun 17, 2014 ... Galamsey Operators. There is no doubt that Illegal mining activities have caused a great harm to our environment. This is because most of the...

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Impacts of Surface Gold Mining on Land Use Systems in Western ...

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The Role of China and the U.S. in Managing Ghana's ...

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Trading Ghana's water for gold | Africa Check

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mining impacts on agricultural lands and food security - Theseus

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Challenges with eradicating illegal mining in Ghana: A perspective ...

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Business World Ghana – Ghana's Gold: Looking for the glitter

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Environmental impact of mining and the well-being of the people in ...

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